Anthony S. Taffuri joined U.S. Retirement & Benefits Partners in December 2018 as Vice President of Business Development, where his responsibilities include identifying and evaluating new acquisition opportunities, developing M&A priorities and strategies, and supporting the execution of integration plans for acquired businesses.
Throughout his career, Anthony has held senior business development positions with organizations including BlackRock and Merrill Lynch. After joining BlackRock in 2006, Anthony held multiple roles within BlackRock’s core businesses, managing and growing key relationships across primary asset management, product development, ETF, and defined contribution businesses. He was responsible for business development across multi-state territories working with the top defined contribution consultants and representing BlackRock’s full spectrum of capabilities to large market defined contribution and defined benefit institutions.
Anthony began his career as a manager of Merrill Lynch’s Global Custody business, consulting with third-party investment institutions on trading and clearing cross border and treasury transactions. He is a registered representative and principal with FINRA Series 7 and 66 registrations.
Anthony obtained his Bachelor of Arts in international relations and accounting from St. Francis College in Brooklyn, NY. He received his Master of Business Administration in Finance from Pace University in New York City. He resides with his wife and two children in Manalapan, NJ.